Definition of pastitsio in English:

pastitsio

noun

  • A Greek dish consisting of macaroni, ground lamb, grated cheese, and tomatoes topped with a béchamel sauce.

    • ‘They also sell homemade spanikopita which you can take home and bake in about 15 minutes; tyropita, a feta-filled phyllo pie; and pastitsio, full of eggplant.’

Origin

From modern Greek, literally ‘hodgepodge’.

Pronunciation

pastitsio

/päˈstētsyō/